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  • Bigfoot on the History Channel

    08/07/2009 8:44:34 AM PDT · by Welcome2thejungle · 59 replies · 1,603+ views
    August 7, 2009 | Welcome2thejungle
    Along with other educational cable stations such as the Military Channel, Nat Geo, and Discovery, I love watching the History Channel. Recently the History Channel has aired a number of programs on the legendary hairly man-like ape often called Bigfoot on a special series called Monster Quest. Some creatures thought to be myth actually do exist such as the Giant Squid. The Gorilla was only discovered and confirmed in the 1800s. The evidence for the existence of a large primate living in the North American wilderness rests largely with a large number of eyewitness sightings and encounters as well as...
  • Michelle Obama: Looking good

    07/20/2009 7:42:02 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 125 replies · 3,892+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | July 20, 2009 | Susan Estrich
    Was that a $5,000 VBH alligator clutch that Michelle Obama was carrying in Italy? So the company bragged, absolutely certain it was theirs, until the White House responded that it was not the alligator but the patent, an $875 VBH clutch and not the more expensive model. To be honest, I didn't even know what VBH was until I saw the headlines about the $5,000 one Michelle wasn't carrying. I love handbags as much as the next girl, but I could never get my head around the idea of spending that kind of money on something that is bound to...
  • Attack of the 50 Foot Michelle Obama - Funny

    07/16/2009 8:09:29 AM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 10 replies · 1,152+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 07 16 09 | Notoriously Conservative
  • Michelle Obama's Hot Pants (Hilarious)

    07/14/2009 12:52:33 PM PDT · by pissant · 55 replies · 3,426+ views
    ATLAH/Youtube ^ | 7/10/09 | Pastor David Manning
    Hon. James David Manning, PhD speaks about Michelle Obama's appearance when she visited Pope Benedict XVI and says she should use Michael Jackson's plastic surgeon. This message comes from The Manning Report on 10 July 2009. Video at link
  • First Lady Requires More Than Twenty Attendants

    07/09/2009 6:19:43 PM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 98 replies · 2,966+ views
    First Lady Requires More Than Twenty Attendants Dr. Paul L. Williams July 7, 2009 “In my own life, in my own small way, I have tried to give back to this country that has given me so much,” she said. “See, that’s why I left a job at a big law firm for a career in public service, “ Michelle Obama No, Michele Obama does not get paid to serve as the First Lady and she doesn’t perform any official duties. But this hasn’t deterred her from hiring an unprecedented number of staffers to cater to her every whim and...
  • Michelle Obama flair makes few waves in Moscow

    07/07/2009 12:43:06 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 80 replies · 6,895+ views
    AFP ^ | July 7, 2009
    She's wowed crowds in London and Paris but the trademark flamboyance of Michelle Obama, wife of the US president, was nowhere to be seen this week in Moscow, where leaders' spouses get little attention. After descending from Air Force One on Monday behind her husband and with their two daughters, Michelle Obama virtually disappeared from the public eye as Barack Obama filled Russian television screens, websites and newspapers. "Russian protocol apparently sought to contain news about Barack Obama's wife so as not to break with Russian political tradition," said Olga Kryshtanovskaya, a social and political commentator. "In contrast with the...
  • AP Lauds Michelle Obama's 'Superstar Glamor'; Mocks Russian First Lady

    07/06/2009 5:33:41 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 231 replies · 9,089+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | July 6, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    The way the Associated Press is fawning over Michelle Obama and her supposed sense of fashion, you would almost think they were talking about Carla Bruni who really does dress quite elegantly and oozes glamor. To add to this absurdity, the AP also went out of its way to paint the Russian First Lady as frumpy. Um, advice to AP personnel; don't expect the Russians to go out of their way to help you in your stories in that country after that gratuitous slam on the wife of their president. First let us watch the AP's Catrina Stewart act dazzled...
  • Obama assured of a chilly Russian welcome despite first signs of thaw

    07/05/2009 5:08:28 AM PDT · by autumnraine · 68 replies · 4,048+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 07/04/2009 | Chris Stephen
    BARACK Obama will have few traffic problems getting to the Kremlin for his first summit with Russian president Dmitri Medvedev on Monday – the Obamamania that has swept much of the rest of the world is absent from Moscow; there will be no adoring crowds to greet him. A recent poll by Russia's Levada Centre found only 23 per cent of citizens believe the US president will "do the right thing in world affairs", with many doubting his promise of change will heal antagonisms between Russia and the West. A long listADVERTISEMENTof issues – from Nato's eastward expansion, to missile...
  • US first lady Michelle Obama tours Moscow's Kremlin as summit talks kick off

    07/06/2009 10:06:10 AM PDT · by traumer · 91 replies · 2,200+ views
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's first lady Svetlana Medvedeva has taken Michelle Obama and her two daughters on a tour of the Kremlin. They toured the Kremlin as President Barack Obama held talks with Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev on arms control and other issues. The fortified Kremlin is a leading tourist attraction in Moscow as well as where the presidential offices are situated. Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha toured the Kremlin's Winter Garden and the Cathedral of the Assumption. They also visited the Armory, which boasts a large collection of imperial regalia, and the State Diamond Fund, home to...
  • First Lady Called 'Ghetto Girl' by Martha Vineyard's Black Elite

    06/30/2009 11:40:09 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 251 replies · 13,206+ views
    The Daily Voice/New York Magazine ^ | week of June 29, 2009 | Joni L. Reynolds
    The word is out that the Obamas will be spending part of their summer vacation in Martha's Vineyard. "Many blacks from Oak Bluffs are elated that the Only One-in-Chief may be joining them. "People are going to lose their minds!" Tonya Lewis Lee says. At the same time, there's also a bit of wariness among the wealthiest ones, an uncertainty whether Obama will affirm them. "Obama is more a man of the people," says a Vineyarder who's part of black high society. "He doesn't seem to identify with affluent black people. His wife definitely doesn't; she is basically a ghetto...
  • Michelle Thinks She Was Elected Empress

    06/29/2009 9:25:03 AM PDT · by bareford101 · 10 replies · 790+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 29, 2009 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Washington Post had an interesting article on June 25 headlined, “A First Lady Who Demands Substance.” .....(snip)..... it ended up revealing a Michelle Obama that is an angry, arrogant, martinet that isn’t aware that “first lady” is an honorary title that has no proper, Constitutional role and is not an elected position with legal, legitimate powers of its own.
  • Does Michelle Obama Have A Drinking Problem?

    06/29/2009 6:48:09 AM PDT · by Bon mots · 105 replies · 9,820+ views
    I Hate The Media ^ | June 25, 2009 | Staff
    If it weren’t for the National Enquirer’s outstanding work on the John Edwards “Baby Mama” story, this new story would easy to laugh off. But nobody’s laughing. Especially Barack Obama. ...
  • Michelle Thinks She Was Elected Empress

    06/29/2009 6:48:28 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 30 replies · 2,207+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 6/29/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Washington Post had an interesting article on June 25 headlined, "A First Lady Who Demands Substance." I think it was meant to highlight that fact that Michelle Obama is more than a mere first lady but is a strong, substantive person -- which is, by the way, without question. Unfortunately, though, it ended up revealing a Michelle Obama that is an angry, arrogant, martinet that isn't aware that "first lady" is an honorary title that has no proper, Constitutional role and is not an elected position with legal, legitimate powers of its own. The story penned by Lois Romano...
  • A First Lady Who Demands Substance

    06/25/2009 11:46:25 AM PDT · by Neverforget01 · 68 replies · 1,861+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | June 25, 2009 | Lois Romano
    For weeks, Michelle Obama had been telling her staff and closest confidantes that she wasn't having the impact she wanted. She is a woman of substance, with a background in law, public policy and management, who found herself relegated to role model in chief. The West Wing of the White House -- the fulcrum of power and policy -- had not fully integrated her into its agenda. She wanted more. snipHer new chief of staff, Susan Sher, 61, is a close friend and former boss who the first lady thinks will be more forceful about getting her and her team...
  • First lady's visit bruises feelings in Bayview (Aunt Esther disses the local Blacks)

    06/24/2009 8:34:13 PM PDT · by pissant · 14 replies · 1,549+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 6/24/09 | Phil Matier
    San Francisco Supervisor Sophie Maxwell and other African American leaders in the Bayview are not at all happy about how this week's visit by first lady Michelle Obama was handled. "One look at the picture on the front of The Chronicle says it all," Maxwell said. "The people in the neighborhood had to climb fences to even get a look at what was going on. "The people I have talked with felt very disengaged and somewhat offended," Maxwell said. At issue was the planning - or lack thereof - for the first lady's visit to Bret Harte Elementary School, where...
  • Michelle Obama on the Importance of Eating Vegetables

    06/23/2009 7:16:51 PM PDT · by traumer · 74 replies · 2,984+ views
    First Lady Michelle Obama wants you to eat your vegetables. “Too many kids are consuming high-calorie food with low nutritional value,” Obama told a group of students from Bancroft Elementary School in Washington on Tuesday. The kids helped the first lady pick lettuce and peas that they had planted at the White House Kitchen Garden in April. “We all have to eat vegetables every single day, every day,” Obama said. Wearing orange jeans she knelt in the dirt and watched as the kids cut several varieties of lettuce. In front of half a dozen cameras Obama showed off the pleasure...
  • Snob tries Slumming for 'Sacrifice'

    06/23/2009 6:47:50 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 12 replies · 812+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 6/23/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    When President Obama came to office he told the nation that a shared sacrifice was key to America's recovery. He urged Americans toward self-reliance and thrift. In those early days the idea of reviving the "victory garden" concept of WWII became an idea whose time had come... again. So, let's tell a fairy tale of one upper class Midwestern Mommy, shall wee. With Obama's example to the nation before her, this mother decided to take the President up on his suggestion and began her own victory garden in her upscale neighborhood. She was initially excited about her contribution to that...
  • First Lady Of Glamour: Fashion Industry Pays Tribute To Michelle Obama With Top Style Award

    06/16/2009 10:05:52 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 73 replies · 2,848+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | June 16, 2009
    First Lady of glamour: Fashion industry pays tribute to Michelle Obama with top style award By MAIL FOREIGN SERVICE 16th June 2009 It's official: Michelle Obama really is the First Lady of fashion - and now she has the award to prove it. [Pics in URL] The 45-year-old received the honour gong last night over top industry favourites at The Council of Fashion Designers of America's annual awards. Noting her 'meteoric rise as a fashion icon,' CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg said Obama had 'a unique look that balances the duality of her lives' in her roles as adviser to...
  • Texas Gov. Perry Breaks Collarbone While Biking

    06/09/2009 8:20:16 PM PDT · by Sarajevo · 64 replies · 2,589+ views
    Fox news ^ | Tuesday, June 09, 2009 | FOXNews.com
    Texas Governor Rick Perry broke his collarbone on Tuesday evening, his press office said in a statement. "At approximately 7:30 pm tonight Gov. Perry broke his right collarbone and received a minor abrasion to his right elbow due to a mountain biking accident near his residence," a written statement read. The governor was taken to the emergency room at Seton Medical Center in Austin where he is currently being treated and is scheduled to be released later tonight. No other information concerning the circumstances of the accident was immediately available.
  • Michelle paints herself as the queen of arts

    05/24/2009 1:59:06 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 72 replies · 2,153+ views
    The Times ^ | 5/24/2009 | Sarah Baxter
    The US first lady is carving out a role as an unofficial culture secretary just months after her husband took office AMERICA’S first lady, Michelle Obama, has added a new string to her bow as “minister of culture” in her husband’s administration. The heads of New York’s most prestigious cultural institutions are in no doubt that she intends to play an active policy-making role in the arts world after they were summoned to meet her last week. “She was speaking in a way the minister of culture would speak, even though such a position doesn’t exist in America,” said Peter...